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From Max Ogden <...@maxogden.com>
Subject Re: Requesting data from inside of shows
Date Sat, 30 Jul 2011 04:49:54 GMT
I am not at liberty to judge the goodness or badness of botnets

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@boutiquing.com> wrote:

> > potential botnets
>
> Are you telling me that there was a design consideration to keep couch from
> being used in a bad way?
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Max Ogden <max@maxogden.com> wrote:
>
> > security: potential botnets. your other option is to copy whatever api
> you
> > are hitting into couch ahead of time. I think philosophically couch is
> > designed to hold data and not access it through limited access APIs
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Michael <newmaniese@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I was afraid of that. Right now that is exactly what I am doing, but I
> > hate
> > > the idea of needing to move an application wherever I replicate the
> > > database, which is one of the major reasons I choose Couch. Client site
> > is
> > > not an option due to choked mobile bandwidth, utter lack of information
> > > without the external API.
> > >
> > > Is there a reason for the no external request rule? Security,
> technology
> > or
> > > has it just not been a priority?
> > >
> > > Thanks for the response,
> > >
> > > Michael
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Max Ogden <max@maxogden.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > CouchDB can't make requests to other domains from a show function.
> You
> > > will
> > > > have to put an application layer such as node.js, python flask or
> ruby
> > > > sinatra on top of Couch or do the request in client side javascript
> to
> > > > achieve what you are seeking.
> > > >
> > > > Max
> > > >
> > > > On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 1:09 PM, Michael <newmaniese@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > This has been a problem I have been looking at for a long time and
> my
> > > > > current solution is not elegant at all, so I am hoping that you all
> > > might
> > > > > help.
> > > > >
> > > > > I have a show and I would like to make a request to another API
> (from
> > > > > another domain) from the show, which I would like combine that data
> > and
> > > > the
> > > > > data from Couch into my response. This feels like it should be
> easy,
> > > but
> > > > I
> > > > > cannot find any examples of this happening.
> > > > >
> > > > > Any help would be much appreciated.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > Michael
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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